Before and After: Living Room Makeover

Country Living

What a difference color can make. From Country Living, this living room makeover started with a dated, golden wall color and ended with a white breath of fresh air...

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The room already had lots going for it: the built-in shelving and large picture window are enviable in themselves. But this update makes them just that much better. We're especially fond of the light blue painted shelf backs. Also look at how the mirror over the fireplace is opposite that nice, big window. That will serve to add more light and "space" to the room.

See more images of the room at Country Living.

Image: Bjorn Wallander

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Regina is an architect who lives with her husband and children in Lawrence, KS. As a LEED Accredited Professional and longtime contributor to Apartment Therapy and The Kitchn, her focus is on healthy, sustainable living through design.

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